Psychological Constructs as Predictors of Strength Gains in a Strength Training Course

  title={Psychological Constructs as Predictors of Strength Gains in a Strength Training Course},
  author={Kathrine Hadley and Joanna L. Morrissey},
  journal={American Journal of Undergraduate Research},
Strength training has many benefits, both affective and physical health-related. However, little research has been done on the psychological constructs that play an important role in exercise adherence, maintenance, and outcomes regarding strength training specifically. The purpose of this study was to examine self-efficacy (SE), perceived competence (PC), and outcome expectancy (OE), several of the key psychological constructs, as predictors of strength gains in a strength training course. It… 

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